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Absurd Revolt — visualizingmath: spring-of-mathematics: Sir...

Absurd Revolt — visualizingmath: spring-of-mathematics: Sir... | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
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“spring-of-mathematics:
“ Sir Albert Einstein once said ”After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in aesthetics, plasticity, and...
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How Does a Mathematician's Brain Differ from That of a Mere Mortal?

How Does a Mathematician's Brain Differ from That of a Mere Mortal? | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Processing high-level math concepts uses the same neural networks as the basic math skills a child is born with
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The insight here, is that the same nonverbal areas of the brain are active in both advanced and basic math
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A mind-bending atlas of all the weirdest sh*t in mathematics is now online

A mind-bending atlas of all the weirdest sh*t in mathematics is now online | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
A document of the most amazing ideas in science.
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A new coloring book highlights the visual beauty of mathematics

A new coloring book highlights the visual beauty of mathematics | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

“Patterns of the Universe” uses mathematical equations and images to create unique patterns for coloring.

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A nice reminder that mathematics is not all about numbers.

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Tweet from @ValaAfshar

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Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry. —Stephen Hawking https://t.co/IEbY4mpPaP

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Just a pretty picture and a good quote!

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Becoming a Math Person

Becoming a Math Person | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

We’ve all seen it happen to a child confronting long division, or a teenager grappling with geometry. We’ve even done it ourselves.

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Changing Self perception in Mathematics

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Can You Tell Mathematics from Poetry? Take the Quiz to Find out

Can You Tell Mathematics from Poetry? Take the Quiz to Find out | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
"_______ is the ______ of logical ideas"—Albert Einstein. Do the words "mathematics" or "poetry" fill those blanks?
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How Evolution Gave Us Mathematics - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

How Evolution Gave Us Mathematics - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
THIS IS MY RESPONSE TO THE EDGE QUESTION OF A FEW YEARS BACK: WHAT SCIENTIFIC IDEA IS READY FOR RETIREMENT?
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A thoughful piece by gregory benford questioning the links between utility beuty and mathematics.

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Mathematics and the Hidden Cost of Intellectual Poverty

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Wide differences in mathematical achievement among students appear to be natural: In every school in every country, only…
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Lots of dodgy logic in the meat of the article, but the contention that ignorance of maths is a socially unacceptable cost remains valid.

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Girls lack self-confidence in maths and science problems, study finds

Girls lack self-confidence in maths and science problems, study finds | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
OECD study suggests school performance could be boosted by parents encouraging girls to consider careers involving subjects such as engineering
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Differences are cultural, not intrinsic.

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Mathematics without Apologies: Portrait of a Problematic Vocation, by Michael ... - Times Higher Education

Mathematics without Apologies: Portrait of a Problematic Vocation, by Michael ... - Times Higher Education | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Tony Mann discovers the charisma of mathematicians
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Maths is not for everyone, but it has its pleasures

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Multicultural Adamstown school ‘very proud to be inclusive’

Multicultural Adamstown school  ‘very proud to be inclusive’ | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Students of St John the Evangelist National School come from all over the world, from different backgrounds and religions
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Ireland still has to rise to the chalenge of achieving effective school integration

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“You Won't Believe What They Said in Class Today”: Professors’ Reflections on Student Resistance in Multicultural Education Courses

“You Won't Believe What They Said in Class Today”: Professors’ Reflections on Student Resistance in Multicultural Education Courses | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
(2014). “You Won't Believe What They Said in Class Today”: Professors’ Reflections on Student Resistance in Multicultural Education Courses. Multicultural Perspectives: Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 93-98.
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No maths here, but a readable article on Multi-Cultural perspectives in the USA.

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Nature by Numbers - Aeon Video

Nature by Numbers - Aeon Video | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
In this 4-minute documentary, the elegance of mathematics meets the breathtaking complexity of the natural world.
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Good production values in this video.

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Unwrapping Students’ Ideas about Fractions - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Unwrapping Students’ Ideas about Fractions - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Sandwiching formative assessment items and instruction can yield insight into why students use particular strategies or notation.
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A simple example, talking students through sharing sandwiches. Understanding fractions.
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Modeling With Mathematics

Modeling With Mathematics | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
These new videos focus on mathematical models - a way for students, in this case younger students, to identify and solve mathematical problems in the world.
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I no longer understand my PhD dissertation (and what this means for Mathematics Education)

I no longer understand my PhD dissertation (and what this means for Mathematics Education) | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

Earlier this week I read through my PhD dissertation. My research was in an area of Pure Mathematics called Functional A…

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A nice piece pondering what it meant for the author to study mathematics at a high level. Its work noting that the author has gone on into teaching.

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The Mathematics of Misogyny in America: Third World Status - Stupidparty Math v. Myth

The Mathematics of Misogyny in America: Third World Status - Stupidparty Math v. Myth | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

The U.N. plans to present a report on misogyny in the U.S. to the Human Rights Council in June. Misogyny is not only prevalent in the U.S., it is supported.

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Low Level stats, but could be good for a class discussion, as it raises a lot of cultural issues and assumptions.

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Right Relevance : Influencers, Articles and Conversations

Right Relevance : Influencers, Articles and Conversations | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

Inspirations from Maths https://t.co/7WizXkrNyl https://t.co/EhtnYn89Dz

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A new platform which could be of interest

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From triangles to computer graphics

From triangles to computer graphics | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Beautiful mathematics often turns out to be useful mathematics, write Joan Licata and Anthony Licata.
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A gentle piece on the unexpected applicability of abstract mathematics

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The Lady Gaga of French Mathematicians Comes Stateside - The New Yorker

The Lady Gaga of French Mathematicians Comes Stateside - The New Yorker | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Is America ready for Cédric Villani’s mathematical evangelism?
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Worth reading, even if only for this quote: "“If you only teach stuff that is useful, then what do we need to teach in school? Not much.” "

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Devlin's Angle: The Importance of Mathematics Courses in Computer Science Education

Devlin's Angle: The Importance of Mathematics Courses in Computer Science Education | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Devlin's Angle: The Importance of Mathematics Courses in Computer ... http://t.co/DA6URcPHdT
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Devlin asever pushes you to think about what maths is, and What it should be.  

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One ring to rule them all: adventures in pure mathematics - The Wellesley News

One ring to rule them all: adventures in pure mathematics - The Wellesley News | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
The Wellesley News
One ring to rule them all: adventures in pure mathematics
The Wellesley News
What exactly does a mathematician do?
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Making the point that there is more to maths than numeracy and algorithmic precision.  

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Ethnomathematics: Challenging Eurocentrism in Mathematics Education (Suny Series, Reform in Mathematics Education)

Ethnomathematics: Challenging Eurocentrism in Mathematics Education (Suny Series, Reform in Mathematics Education) | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Ethnomathematics: Challenging Eurocentrism in Mathematics Education (Suny Series, Reform in Mathematics Education) Offer Price $25.28 ISBN:0791433528 Authors .
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Apart from the content its a book cover making an interestion point

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The mathematical formula for love - BBC News

The mathematical formula for love - BBC News | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Looking for the ideal partner or wondering if your relationship will last? Hannah Fry, author of The Mathematics of Love, says three things make the magic formula.
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Applying maths to the universal human problem of 1+1 = 2., Hannah Fry's work on the maths behind good relationships.

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MathsCasts: Algebra and Number Theory - MathsCasts | Mathematics | #Mathematics #collection

MathsCasts: Algebra and Number Theory - MathsCasts | Mathematics | #Mathematics #collection | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Collections | Top Collections - Everything you need to teach everything. And it's all free.: MathsCasts: Algebra and Number Theory - MathsCasts | Mathematics | #Mathematics #collection
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I threw this one up because I want to look at it later. It looks interesting, and seems to link to larger set of resources.

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